Medicines

Here you will find the recommendations we have made about the use of individual medicines in Lancashire.

Naloxegol

Brand: 
NICE TA: 345
Indication: Opioid-induced constipation (NICE TA345)
Disease category: Gastro-intestinal system
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

Naloxegol is recommended, as an option for treating opioid-induced constipation in adults whose constipation has not adequately responded to laxatives.

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Green
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Reason for decision:  Suitable for initiation in primary care

Supporting documents:

NICE TA 345 - Naloxegol for treating opioid‑induced constipation

Decisions of Lancashire local decision making groups:

NHS Blackburn With Darwen CCG and NHS East Lancashire CCG NHS Blackpool CCG NHS Chorley and South Ribble CCG and NHS Greater Preston CCG NHS Fylde and Wyre CCG NHS Morecambe Bay CCG NHS West Lancashire CCG

Green

Green

Green

Green

Green

Green